How Your Ceiling Fan Works

How Your Ceiling Fan Works

Everyone knows what a ceiling fan is — a motor hanging from the ceiling with blades that spin and help us feel cool during summer. But how many of us actually know how ceiling fans work? There are many common misconceptions about ceiling fans and how they operate, but don’t worry — understanding ceiling fan physics isn’t as daunting as it sounds.

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Discover How HVLS Fans Can Help Animals

Discover How HVLS Fans Can Help Animals

Since their invention in the 1990s, high-volume, low-speed (HVLS) fans have exploded in popularity as a cost-effective, energy-efficient solution for cooling large interior spaces. From warehouses to swanky restaurants, people in many indoor environments appreciate the comfort and cost-saving benefits of HVLS fans.

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5 Ways Your Retail Business Can Benefit From HVLS Fans

5 Ways Your Retail Business Can Benefit From HVLS Fans

Invented in the late 1990s, HVLS fans are a relatively new technology, but they’re already revolutionizing indoor climate control in large buildings. From their humble beginnings as barn fans, HVLS fans today are widely embraced for their efficiency, cost savings and superior performance by virtually every industry that utilizes large buildings.

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Tips For Installing An HVLS Fan

Tips For Installing An HVLS Fan

You’ve explored options and decided that an HVLS fan is a great choice for your facility. Congratulations! But before you can start enjoying the improved comfort and savings your Go Fan Yourself HVLS fan will bring, there’s one more step to take: installing it.

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Cooling Your Facility Without A/C

Cooling Your Facility Without A/C

Air conditioning. Once, it was considered a luxury. Now, A/C is a standard feature in most workplaces. But for warehouses, barns and many other facility types, air conditioning is simply not always the most practical option. It can be expensive to install or run. It’s not always effective at cooling large areas. Plus, in some facilities, the need or desire to keep doors or windows open can make it difficult or impossible to use A/C.

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Industrial Fans: Why Bigger Is Better

Industrial Fans: Why Bigger Is Better

Regulating temperature and air quality in large commercial and industrial spaces can be challenging. Proper ventilation and air flow is essential to help maintain consistent temperatures throughout the space and to keep air fresh for employees and customers.

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3 Easy Ways To Add Value To Your Warehouse

3 Easy Ways To Add Value To Your Warehouse

Long thought of as simply a place to store products between transactions, warehouses are coming into their own as a place where companies can hone their competitive edge. A well-planned, efficient warehouse is an asset that can help your organization cut costs, improve customer service and operate in a more environmentally responsible way.

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Uses For HVLS Fans In The Winter

Uses For HVLS Fans In The Winter

When we think “fan,” we usually think “cooling.” But if you’re thinking about investing in an HVLS fan for your facility, you’ll be glad to know its use extends far beyond the summer months. HVLS fans also provide excellent performance and cost savings in winter.

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How Do HVLS Fans Really Work?

How Do HVLS Fans Really Work?

HVLS fans are becoming more and more popular as a cost-effective cooling and/or heating solution for warehouses, agricultural buildings, airplane hangars, theaters, and other large commercial and industrial spaces. Many people are curious to know exactly how they can make such big spaces so comfortable — while also helping the bottom line, no less.

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Why HVLS Fans Are Your Best Bet For Cooling Large Spaces

Why HVLS Fans Are Your Best Bet For Cooling Large Spaces

Any facility manager can tell you: Regulating the temperature in warehouses, lecture halls, and other large rooms or open buildings can be ultra-challenging. A big part of that challenge has to do with air flow. An HVAC system tends to dump cool or hot air into a space, without distributing it. This can lead to problems in large spaces.

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How HVLS Fans Enhance Industrial Environments

How HVLS Fans Enhance Industrial Environments

The average working person spends a little over a third of their waking hours at work. The environment they work in thus has very significant impact on their health and well-being. Anything in the work environment that leads to discomfort can negatively impact employee morale, health and productivity.

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HVLS Fan Frequently Asked Questions

HVLS Fan Frequently Asked Questions

Not sure an HVLS fan is for you? Most likely, you simply don’t have the information you need to make an informed decision. Here are some of the most common questions we hear, to help you determine whether an HVLS fan would be a good investment for your facility.

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Environmental Benefits Of HVLS Fans

Environmental Benefits Of HVLS Fans

High-volume, low-speed (HVLS) fans are causing a revolution in the way large, open-space, industrial and commercial facilities handle the challenges of air quality control. It’s no wonder, considering the benefits these energy-efficient fans provide.

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Tips For Cooling Warehouses In The Summer

Tips For Cooling Warehouses In The Summer

With the heat of summer around the corner, it’s time to think about ways to keep your warehouse operations running smoothly. Many warehouses don’t have air-conditioning systems, but there are other warehouse cooling options available to keep your crew, equipment and inventory in good shape in spite of the heat.

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How HVLS Fans Can Benefit Restaurants

How HVLS Fans Can Benefit Restaurants

Every restaurant owner knows as important as it is to serve great food, it’s the quality of the service you provide that keeps your customers coming back. Good service goes beyond having a friendly, polite staff to include the physical environment you create in your restaurant.

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How HVLS Fans Benefit Small Businesses

How HVLS Fans Benefit Small Businesses

Small businesses are always looking for cost-saving ideas for manufacturing, retail and office facilities. Adding high-volume, low-speed (HVLS) small business ceiling fans to any facility is an easy and cost-effective improvement. The benefits are far-reaching, beyond the walls of your business.

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Why HVLS Fans Are The Better Choice

Why HVLS Fans Are The Better Choice

Big fans are getting popular! In all sorts of environments — from farms to retail, from warehouses and industrial spaces to theaters and restaurants — large HVLS fans are becoming an increasingly common sight. Here are a few reasons why.

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Introducing Our New Product: ReCircuLite™

Introducing Our New Product: ReCircuLite™

Does your office, retail space or workshop feel stuffy? Is it poorly lit? Does your building have drop ceilings that affect airflow? Conditions like these can make a work environment feel oppressive; and can contribute to employee absenteeism, high employee turnover, reduced productivity and decreased sales.

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Reducing Your Business Costs With Warehouse Fans

Reducing Your Business Costs With Warehouse Fans

Narrow profit margins, rising energy costs and global competition — the economic challenges facing businesses these days are stiff indeed. The most successful companies are always on the lookout for ways to improve profitability. For most, heating and cooling efficiency is a prime way to cut costs and improve the bottom line.

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Make Your Warehouse Green

Make Your Warehouse Green

Sustainability is all the buzz in warehouse management these days, and for good reason. Going green isn’t just a nice gesture for the planet. You can think of energy-saving warehouse upgrades as power moves for your company that cut utility bill costs and build your bottom line. As an added bonus, many eco-friendly warehouse improvements also improve the comfort and productivity of your workers.

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The Large Industrial Fan Buyer’s Guide

The Large Industrial Fan Buyer’s Guide

Facilities in hot and humid or cold and damp regions continuously fight with Mother Nature to provide ideal temperatures for employees, and in some cases, their products. Providing these ideal conditions can cause the electricity bills to skyrocket from the multiple HVAC units needed to cool or heat large areas.

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ALA Oktoberfest Event

ALA Oktoberfest Event

Go Fan Yourself had a fan-tastic time at ALA’s Oktoberfest event on Thursday October 13th, 2016! We loved bringing attention to our Z-Tech HVLS Fan and also our new & revolutionary Z-Chill Fan & Diffuser System to over 1,000 guests in the big state of Texas.

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The Low Down on Industrial Fans

The Low Down on Industrial Fans

First of all, you need to determine your ventilation needs. There are two main types of industrial fans: axial and centrifugal. Centrifugal fans, also known as blowers, typically expel air at a 90-degree angle from the air intake.

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The Future of Air Movement

The Future of Air Movement

It’s finally here… the FUTURE of air movement!!! Go Fan Yourself has combined cutting-edge, patent-pending technology along with a modern industrial design to provide the largest HVLS Fan coverage area – setting NEW standards in the industry.

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Top 5 Places to Install an HVLS Fan

Top 5 Places to Install an HVLS Fan

The heat of summer is not over and is still wreaking havoc in a number of facilities around the country. Companies that have un-air-conditioned facilities are always looking for ways to cool their facility as employee morale and productivity decrease when temperatures increase and companies also see a large percentage of absenteeism on those unbearably hot summer days.

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Stay Cool and Save Money with HVLS Fans

Stay Cool and Save Money with HVLS Fans

Trying to keep a warehouse cool in the summer without air-conditioning is like trying to keep a kid out of a candy store… pretty much impossible. Unless you have HVLS Fans from Go Fan Yourself. Many warehouses are not privy to the luxury of cooled air. Why?

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Weekly 5 with Bill:  Talking Sports

Weekly 5 with Bill: Talking Sports

A self-described sports fanatic, Bill is a big fan of professional sports. Living in Chicago has provided him with great professional teams to cheer for: the Bears, Blackhawks, Bulls, Cubs and White Sox. Who is your favorite sports team in Chicago to watch and root for?

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Weekly 5 with Bill:  Summer Plans

Weekly 5 with Bill: Summer Plans

When Bill isn’t out promoting GFY with the sales team, you can find him traveling to new destinations with his family, watching sporting events and grilling in the backyard. Family is a priority for Bill. We recently caught up with him to see what he and his family have going on this summer!

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Caution: Slippery When Wet

Caution: Slippery When Wet

According to the National Floor Safety Institute, slips and falls are the LEADING cause of workers compensation claims and bring over 1 million visits to emergency room visits each year. And to add to that, the compensation and medical costs that are associated with employee slip and fall accidents are approximately $70 billion annually.

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Weekly 5 with Bill: The Heat Is On

Weekly 5 with Bill: The Heat Is On

The sun is out, the temperatures are up and Bill’s on the road! He’s visiting numerous facilities to help increase air movement, productivity and employee comfort. In this edition of our Weekly 5 with Bill, we find out that if you love what you do and stay positive, the sky is the limit!

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